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2 edition of Thimble Theater Starring Popeye the sailor. found in the catalog.

Thimble Theater Starring Popeye the sailor.

Elzie C. Segar

Thimble Theater Starring Popeye the sailor.

by Elzie C. Segar

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Published by King Features Syndicate, Nostalgia Press in [New York] .
Written in English


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  Please Subcribe Popeye the Sailor Man is a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip, Thimble Theatre, on. Elzie Crisler Segar known by the pen name E. C. Segar, was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of Popeye, a pop culture character who first appeared in in Segar's comic strip Thimble Theatre. At he decided to become a cartoonist. He took a correspondence course in cartooning from W. L. Evans of Cleveland, Rating: % positive.

  Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on Janu , and Popeye became the strip's title in later years. Popeye has also appeared in theatrical and television animated : The Grandma. Popeye appeared as a bit character 10 full years into the Thimble Theater strip, and the public went nuts for him. Segar made him the starring man, and he became one of the most enduring.

Segar obliged them: the sailor replaced Ham as Olive's love interest, Castor Oyl was reduced to infrequent appearances, and the strip was renamed "Thimble Theater, Starring Popeye." The early s was a period of keen competition among American animation studios for market share. Fantagraphics' Popeye series will collect the complete run of Segar's Thimble Theatre comic strip (dailies and color Sundays) featuring Popeye, re-establishing Segar as one of the first rank of cartoonists who have elevated the comic strip to art. He was the most popular cartoonist of his day, his sense of humor coming straight out of Mark Twain, who also balanced/5.


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Thimble Theater Starring Popeye the sailor by Elzie C. Segar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Before Popeye the Sailor was in animated cartoons, he originally appeared in a comic strip called "Thimble Theater" by Elzie Segar. The comic strip ran for several years before Popeye was added to the cast. Shortly after the sailor's first appearance in the strip, he soon became the central character.5/5(2).

Before Popeye the Sailor was in animated cartoons, he originally appeared in a comic strip called "Thimble Theater" by Elzie Segar. The comic strip ran for several years before Popeye was added to the cast. Shortly after the sailor's first appearance in the strip, he soon became the central character.5/5(1).

Thimble Theater, Staring Popeye #1 - by Bud Sagendorf - Tempo Books - Grosset & Dunlap - A Filmways Company ISBN: pages Square Bound Paperback Book of. Before Popeye the Sailor was in animated cartoons, he originally appeared in a comic strip called "Thimble Theater" by Elzie Segar.

The comic strip ran for several years before Popeye was added to the cast. Shortly after the sailor's first appearance in the strip, he soon became the central character.5/5. Thimble Theater Starring Popeye: The Big Big Book () $ Details about Thimble Theater Starring Popeye The sailor By King Features Synd.

Up for Auction Is A Collection Of The 's Thimble Theater Popeye The Sailor Newspaper Strips. These Strips Introduce All The Main Characters Of The Strips: Olive Oyl, Alice The Seller Rating: % positive. OCLC Number: Notes: On spine: "Reprinted just as they originally appeared in the daily newspapers of []." Description: 1 volume (chiefly illustrations) 23 x 29 cm.

Thimble Theater Starring Popeye: The Big Big Book (). Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Binding on outside is missing some of the cover picture.

Binding over all is falling Rating: % positive. Daily strips Stories created by Segar Thimble Theatre began as a daily series of multi-panel gags, at first parodying theatrical films. By the time of Popeye's introduction, however, it had evolved into a serialized humor/adventure comic strip.

07/31/ - 10/10/ "Great Gobs of Gold" 10/11/ - 10/25/ (Ham Gravy, moving picture tycoon). Thimble Theater, Starring: Popeye the Sailor. Paperback – 1 Aug. by E. Segar (Author)Author: E. Segar. More than a decade before he created the world’s most famous cartoon sailor, E.C.

Segar began his comics career in the movies. He drew cartoons for silent movie theater slides, the Charlie Chaplin comic strip, and a daily strip about Chicago’s movies and entertainment. Then, inhe penned his own “small screen” creation for the newspapers, Thimble Theatre, where Popeye was to be.

Bywhen it was decided to make a live action version, the original Thimble Theatre starring Popeye had been forgotten, and the early Fleischer cartoons were not as well known at the later Paramount/King Features/Associated Artists versions. Popeye was put on screen after Paramount lost out on the bidding war for : Chuck Rothman.

In the strip was renamed "The Thimble Theatre starring Popeye"; "Popeye" became the strip's title in later years. The strip carried on after Segar's death inat which point he was replaced by a. Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye -- The Big Big Book by Segar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for VINTAGE THIMBLE THEATRE STARRING POPEYE - THE BIG BIG BOOK at the best online prices at eBay.

The Big Big Book Thimble Theatre Popeye # $ Thimble Theater Starring Popeye The sailor By King Features Synd. $Seller Rating: % positive.

First Edition. large hardcover, about x 14 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a closed tear, colour and b&w comic strips and advertisements and book covers, etc., includes Thimble Theatre, Plunder Island, The Jeep, etc., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.

One of comics’ greatest storytellers, Elzie Crisler Segar created a thoroughly American icon with the addition of the Spooneristic, squinty Popeye the Sailor.

Popeye’s entrance in the daily Thimble Theatre marked a literal sea change in a decade-old strip. Popeye the Sailor is a fictional muscular American cartoon character created by Elzie Crisler Segar.

The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on Januand Popeye became the strip's title in later ate(s): King Features Syndicate. The Thimble Theatre created by cartoonist Elzie Segar debuted on Decem The King Features strip was designed as a replacement for Ed Wheelan's Midget Movies (he had moved on to create Minute Movies).

The original strip parodied popular movies and plays of the time. The two central characters were Castor Oyl and his pal, Ham Gravy/10(4).

Get the best deals on Popeye Platinum Age Comics () Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye #2 Platinum Age Black And White Vintage. Make Offer - Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye #2 Platinum Age Black And White Vintage.

Popeye Feature Book No 5 Popeye and His Poppa Great Condition King Pub. RARE. $ +$ shipping. E.C. Segar begins work at William Randolph Hearst’s New York Journal where on December 19 he launches the “The Thimble Theatre” comic strip starring Olive Oyl and Harold Ham Gravy.

January 25th The First Sunday Issue. Toar is a character first introduced in E. C. Segar 's Thimble Theatre comic strip in A massive brute thousands of years of age, he possesses eternal youth from having drunk from the "Pool of Never Die", although he could still be killed in combat.

He and Popeye met and fought as enemies, but have since become close friends and allies.Robert Altman's live-action film Popeye () is adapted from E. C. Segar's Thimble Theatre comic strip.

The screenplay by Jules Feiffer was based directly on Gelman's Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye the Sailor, a hardcover reprint collection of Segar strips published in by Nostalgia : Elzie Crisler Segar, December 8.Thimble Theatre, Introducing Popeye: Hyperion Press N/A Popeye The First Fifty Years: Workman N/A May Popeye the Sailor: Nostalgia Press N/A Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye: Tempo Books N/A - Popeye and the Jeep: Tony Raiola N/A Prophetic Allegory: Popeye and the American Dream: Two Classics by E.

C. Segar.